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About Claire

Claire joined Winckworth Sherwood in April 2014. Claire’s previous role was as an Associate in the Real Estate team at Allen & Overy LLP, acting for major UK and international banks, funds and corporates. Claire is part of the Housing and Regeneration team at Winckworth Sherwood and acts on a range of matters including acquisitions of development sites, sales and acquisitions of investment properties and landlord and tenant work.

Recent Experience

Sales and Acquisitions

  • Acting for large UK investment funds acquiring high value property for income return
  • Disposals of investment properties for a global investment fund


  • Acting on major residential and mixed-use developments on behalf of a variety of national house builders and registered social landlords
  • Sale of freehold reversions on behalf of residential developers
  • Acquisition of future development sites for residential developers and registered providers

Landlord and Tenant

  • Acting for both commercial landlords and tenants in relation to commercial properties including drafting and negotiating licences, leases and ongoing lease related advice
  • Acted for international funds, major housebuilders, housing associations and private individuals

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

2014 to present: Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood LLP

2013 to 2014: Associate, Allen & Overy LLP

2011 to 2013: Trainee, Allen & Overy LLP